SUEDE SCHOLARSHIP

You must submit your application form and materials to Suedecares@gmail.com.
Deadline: To be considered for this scholarship, the application form and all other required material must be received by August 19th, 2016 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time.
Scholarship awards range from $200 - $2,000. Announcement of the scholarships awarded will be made in August 31st, 2016.


Requirements $200 - $500 award

  • Graduating Senior or current undergraduate
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • of Caribbean heritage
  • Most current academic transcript
  • Video submission no longer than 2 minutes of one of the following
  • Briefly describe race or nationality to someone who has never heard of it before
  • Briefly describe black history from antiquity to present day using and original song or poem
  • In 100 to 150 words, explain why you deserve Black Minds Matter: Suede College Scholarship

Requirements $501 - $2,000 award

  • Graduating Senior or current undergraduate
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • of Caribbean heritage
  • Most current academic transcript
  • Video submission no longer than 2 minutes of one of the following
  • Briefly describe race or nationality to someone who has never heard of it before
  • Briefly describe black history from antiquity to present day using and original song or poem
  • 500 word essay explaining why you deserve Black Minds Matter: Suede College Scholarship
  • 20 Hours of community service to an organization of your choice

ELIGIBILITY

Any graduating senior or current undergraduate who is Caribbean or the child, adopted child, step-child, or full dependent of a parent or parents for Caribbean decent, may apply for one of the Black Minds Matter: Suede College Fund scholarship. Students qualifying under the above provisions must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and be accepted to or attend an accredited college, university, or trade school at beginning of the current school year during which the awards are made.

LIABILITIES AND RIGHTS

Neither Suede, nor the Black Minds Matter: Suede College Fund (BMMSCF) scholarship selection committee shall be liable for the debts or conduct of holders of scholarships, and such holders shall have no right to anticipate, assign or transfer rights acquired by reason of a scholarship award. The BMMSCF Scholarship Committee reserves the rights to at any time make any exceptions, interpretations, modifications, and amendments to the provisions hereof as it deems appropriate.

OBLIGATION OF SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS

Scholarship holders will be required to maintain no less than a �B� grade average during their first semester of study in order to receive the remaining half of their scholarship award. Failure in and/or withdrawal from more than one-third of the total credit hours enrolled in for the first semester shall forfeit any holder�s remaining scholarship funds. BMMSCF may make exception to the Rule, upon petition by the holder, if absence from classes on account of illness, certified to by a physician, or other exceptional reasons, shall have been the cause of such failure or withdrawal. Scholarship holders must also give at least 20 hours of their time to a public service charity for their choice. A signed letter by chosen charity must be submitted in order to receive the remaining half of their scholarship award

*All questions must be filled and answered accurately Information contained in this application will be held confidential. Either press "submit" or email this application.
 
 

I, have read and understand the conditions of the Black Minds Matter: Suede College Fund as explained in the sections above. I affirm that I plan to pursue a career in public service as defined in Obligations of Scholarship Holders. I understand that this application will be available only to qualified people with the qualifications listed above. If selected as a Black Minds Matter Suede Scholar, I agree to the public release of my award. I affirm that all of this application, including the video submission, is my own work and have no form of plagiarism. I affirm the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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*Please attach this application form along with your most recent school transcript, video submission, and short about me essay to the body of your application email.(Suedecares@gmail.com)

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